Melville, NY….April 23, 2019…Americans are living longer and retiring later and many of us, at some point in our lives and careers, will become working caregivers for aging loved ones. The “average” U.S. caregiver, according to the AARP, is a 49-year-old woman who works outside the home and spends nearly 20 hours per week—the equivalent of another part-time job—providing unpaid care to her mother. An estimated 61 percent of family caregivers of adults age 50 and older are currently employed either full-time (50 percent) or part-time (11 percent).
Sound familiar? This common caregiver experience is leading many women of all ages to recognize the importance of planning for their own lives. On June 19, 2019, Genser Cona Elder Law partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener will be presenting to a predominantly female audience at the 2019 Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. The workshop will cover the “3 P’s for Peace of Mind”– Planning for Your Future, Preserving Your Assets and Protecting Your Family, offering specific guidelines to educate and empower women to implement a plan that will help avoid emotional turmoil, family discord and financial disaster. The presentation will also include a Q & A session.
“We help individuals and families engage in empowered elder law and estate planning decision making,” states Negrin-Wiener. “To that end, it’s never too early to plan. It’s important to start thinking about long term care issues around age 55-60. You never know when a crisis might occur and you want to be prepared.”
Other presentation topics at the Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference include achieving gender balance in the workplace; benefits and responsibilities of not-for-profit board membership; how successful women negotiate; how to build alliances and excel as a leader in a male dominated industry; and achieving financial stability and confidence. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit https://ivy-network.com/about-the-conference
Established in 2014, the Women’s Collaborative is an innovative model that encourages partnerships and presents opportunities for the advancement of professional women and acts as a catalyst to encourage meaningful conversations and support creative growth.
Base in Melville, Genser Cona Elder Law is a well-respected law firm concentrating in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, and health care law. Genser Cona Elder Law takes a holistic approach to elder law, providing support and resources for older adults and caregivers, and maintains long-term, partnering relationships with clients to provide the best solutions for multiple generations. The firm has been ranked the #1 Elder Law Firm by Long Island Business News for the past eight consecutive years, was honored as “A Firm That Makes a Difference” by the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA-LI), and received the 2018 HIA-LI Business Achievement Award. For additional information, visit www.genserlaw.com.
Genser Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.
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